KLD, FTSE Unveil ESG Indexes Suite

October 28, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - KLD Research & Analytics, Inc.—a provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and indexes—and global index provider FTSE have partnered to offer a suite of ESG indexes.

A news release said FTSE will collaborate with KLD on the conception, design, and worldwide marketing of co-branded ESG indexes.

“Our partnership with FTSE is a milestone for the practice of SRI and ESG investment worldwide,” said Peter D. Kinder, President of KLD.  “FTSE’s global reach and expertise will enable more investors and managers to integrate KLD’s indexes into their strategies—both as benchmarks and as the basis for investment products.”  

More information is available at www.kld.com/indexes .